PURPOSE OF THE VOLUNTEER POSITION
Safe Boating Ambassadors will communicate and educate waterway users about boating safety, etiquette, and new Transport Canada VORR regulations expected to come into effect in 2023. This will be done through public engagement sessions at local boat launches where volunteer Ambassadors will set up and interact with waterway users to discuss these vital topics.
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RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE POSITION
Participation in training to learn the material,
Attend scheduled engagement sessions and speak with waterway users,
Prepare and submit a short engagement report after sessions to communicate with the Safe Boating Committee, and
Stay up to date with waterway safety issues and topics (the Committee will supply news and information).
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND AGE REQUIREMENTS
Exceptional communication skills,
Comfortable with talking and engaging with people,
Comfortable working outside for an extended period,
Able to work independently, and
Able to learn and retain key details.
TRAINING AND TOOLS PROVIDED
The Committee will provide training and education to volunteers. All tools/supplies will be provided.